Florence, 1st- 7th November 2009

International documentary film festival

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Jury and Prizes

The Jury for the Feature Film Competition, made up of

  • Karim Aïnouz (Brasil)
  • Christian Baute (Germany)
  • Leonardo di Costanzo (Italy)
  • Tanja Meding (Germany/USA)
  • Marjane Satrapi (Iran)

award the Premio dei Popoli for best film (Euro 10.000) and most innovative filmmaker (Euro 5,000), as well as the winner of the “Gian Paolo Paoli” Award for best ethno-anthropological film and the Award for Distribution in collaboration with the Fondazione Ente dello Spettacolo (a 5000 Euro’s prize for the Italian company that will buy and distribute the awarded film).

The Jury for the Short Film Competition, made up of seven members, students from the Università di Firenze (Adriano Sgobba) and Lorenzo de’ Medici Institute (Jillian Barricelli, Andrew Mahr, Jessica Marantelli, Karine Galstian, Ryan Devir, Claire Burns), award the Premio dei Popoli Lorenzo de’ Medici for best film (Euro 2.500).

The «Ucca-Venti Città» is the award by the Unione Circoli Cinematrografici Arci to support Italian documentary’s promotion. The best films will be chosen by a jury made up of three members and distributed in the Arci cinema halls in at least twenty Italian cities.

The Audience is given ballots before each screening to vote for the Audience Award given in each category: Feature, Short and Free Style.